The successful candidate will join the Division of Neurosurgery and the combined Orthopedics and Neurosurgery Spine Program. They will be expected to provide exceptional sub-specialty clinical care in spinal surgery. The position will be based at Foothills Medical Centre and the successful applicant will provide clinical services, including participation in the spine surgery and neurosurgery call rosters. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in teaching of medical students, residents and spinal surgery fellows. Commencement of the position is tenable on a deferred basis for a strong candidate, who meets the above qualifications by the start of appointment, with training objectives anticipated to enhance their research and/or teaching role in the department. The amount of time protected for academic activity and the startup package will depend on the candidate’s track record and academic plan.
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The Calgary Spine Program benefits from affiliation with both the Hotchkiss Brain Institute and the McCaig Bone and Joint Institute at the University of Calgary. Either Institute will engage the appropriate clinician scientist or clinician teacher applicant.